Zhang Wei The Ancient Ship

ISBN 13: 9780007286157

The Ancient Ship

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Paperback. Pub Date :2008-08-18 Pages: 400 Language: English Publisher: HarperCollins UK The classic bestselling Chinese novel spanning four decades following the creation of the Peoples Republic in 1949. translated into English for the first time.Originally published in 1987 . two years before the Tiananmen Square protests. The Ancient Ship immediately caused a sensation in China.Wei 's award-winning first novel is the story of three generations of the Sui. Zhao. and Li families living in the fictional northern town of Wali during the troubled years of China's post-liberation.Wei vividly depicts the changes in Wali. where most people have made their livelihood by simply cooking and selling noodles.Once the home to large sailing ships that travelled along the Luqing River. Wali is now left with an unearthed hull of an ancient wooden ship.The ship stands as a metaphor for Chi...

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